Justice Ginsburg was the art form’s “greatest advocate and our greatest spokesperson,” says a leading director.
Hear tracks by Sam Smith, Salem, Steve Arrington and others.
Marc-André Hamelin’s recording features fantasias on Italian opera by Franz Liszt and Sigismond Thalberg, who faced off onstage in 1837.
The singer and songwriter’s seventh album grapples with other people’s expectations and offers words of uplift.
The Irish innovator has been putting her own spin on glittery music for two decades. In a year full of dance-pop releases, she’s returning to shake things up yet again.
“Everything will be fine!” she said on Instagram, but the news is the latest sign of the challenges singers face returning to work.
“Old Town Road” showed the app’s potential as a hit generator. But its relationship to the business is far more complex.
The two-time Grammy nominee was a studio pianist for country stars. His performance of “Our Winter Love” in 1963 hit the Billboard singles and album charts. He died of the coronavirus.
A prolific author, essayist, columnist and social critic, he challenged conventional thinking on race and helped found Jazz at Lincoln Center.
An ambitious student named Danny Scher booked the jazz great at Palo Alto High School in Northern California. A recording of the event gathered dust for five decades.
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